There's some exciting celebrity baby news: Kate Hudson, Jewish actress and mom of two, is now pregnant with her third child — and it's girl! The newest addition will be joining Hudson's two sons,…14-year-old Ryder from her first marriage to Chris Robinson and 6-year-old Bingham with former fiancé Matt Bellamy. Hudson revealed the happy news in a video she posted on Instagram, where she and her family popped four black balloons to show pink confetti and balloons coming out. It seems like this pregnancy has definitely taken some physical… >> Read More
If you're pregnant — or you've ever been pregnant — chances are you've asked Dr. Google some questions like: Do I really have to give up sushi? Can I still take that trip to Hawaii? What's the…deal with those super-expensive prenatal vitamins? Good news: finding trustworthy answers just got easier. Nathan Fox, a New York-based obstetrician/gynecologist who specializes in maternal fetal medicine, recently published a paper called "Dos and Don'ts in Pregnancy: Truths and Myths." The paper's aim is to help pregnant women make educated decisions about "what they should and should… >> Read More
“Mazel tov!” everyone screeched when they found out I was pregnant. Of course they did. I was married to a good man, owned my home, had a secure job, and was now “with child.” Was there any…other appropriate reaction? I took my role as a mom-to-be seriously. I read all the pregnancy/parenting guidebooks, started prenatal yoga, and managed a calendar of doctor appointments. Lucky for me, aside from occasional moodiness and nausea, my pregnancy was pretty uneventful from beginning to end. But my labor and delivery were a totally different story.… >> Read More
It began with a positive pregnancy test in the days leading up to the publication of my first book. It was an unplanned and protected against pregnancy that took me four pee sticks to actually…believe was real. Then things went something like this: Day 1: I decide I can’t have a third child. I need to have an abortion. Day 2: I decide I can’t have an abortion. I need to have a third child. I buy prenatal vitamins, and start taking them. I sense, giddily, that after two… >> Read More
There's no love like sister love. For one pair of sisters, Randi Fishman and Erin Silverman, their bond is unbreakable: the two are joined by a baby!
When Maryland resident Fishman was 28 in…2011, she received horrific news: She had breast cancer. Her diagnosis happened right after she got married and was about to start a family, crushing her pregnancy dreams. At the time, Fishman was able to her freeze her eggs and started the expensive, time-consuming process to find a surrogate. They found one and she gave… >> Read More